Ross Barkley (born 5 December 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Everton and the England national team. He has been at Everton his whole career but has played on loan for Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United when he was younger.
Barkley made his full international debut in 2013. He played for England at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and was selected in Roy Hodgson's 23-man squad for UEFA Euro 2016 but didn't appear in any of England's four matches. Managers and teammates have compared his style of play to those of Michael Ballack, Paul Gascoigne and Wayne Rooney.Close